STYLE: 5 Side Step Nerf Bars COLOR: Polished FEATURE. Oval Style Side Step Bar. Oval Design Provides A More Secure Area.They offer a wide step with treaded pads, allowing for excellent gripping capabilities in any weather condition. The grooved design of these pads allows water to drain from the stepping surface, so a chance of slipping is significantly decreased. These step pads stay in place throughout the life of your truck step. The difference between our nerf bar & running board is that nerf bar provides stepping pads at each entry point into your cabin whereas running board provides a stepping pad that runs the entire length of the board. In addition to the non-slip surface, both kind of bars provide a stable surface for stepping up into your truck or SUV. Heavy duty mounting brackets and hardware are included with installation. The added safety benefit exists without damaging your truck.